Best Crochet Dresses for Women: How to Wear and Style the Crochet Trend

A crochet dress is a summer staple. Grace Kamin for Observe

Summer fashion is all about effortless, breathable outfits that are as chic and fun as they are comfortable. So it’s no surprise that crochet is making a steady comeback every year as the weather warms, because while you might think crochet is a fabric that belongs exclusively to cozy blankets and woven cardigans, it’s is actually a dream material for spring and summer, especially in the form of a crochet dress.

Crochet dresses are an easy choice for summer wear; they’re playful and beachy without looking messy. Loose knit versions have long been a popular choice for swimwear, but there are also plenty of stylish crochet dresses that are perfect for a day at the office, a breezy lunch, or even a dressier cocktail party. While crochets with a looser knit are best for the beach, you can still wear a slip underneath or opt for a cheeky sheer aesthetic.

There’s a crochet dress for every occasion and every style preference, whether you’re looking for a minimalist monochrome maxi, a long-sleeved tunic, a bare-legged mini or a bold cut-out dress. Pair it with simple sandals for a day at the beach, feminine flats if you’re heading to work, or strappy heels for a more elegant vibe. Below, check out the most stylish crochet dresses to buy now.

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  • Reformation.

    Reformation Venete Open Mesh Dress

    Try a bold silhouette in this strappy green crochet midi, finished with a peekaboo cutout.

    $248, Buy Now

  • LoveShackFancy.

    LoveShackFancy Shelburne Midi Dress

    This whimsical pink crochet dress is embroidered with floral embellishments and starfish.

    $695, shop now

  • To hit.

    Bash Jesse dress

    Update your sundress situation in this adorable crochet halter top, which has a high neckline and a fully open back.

    $295, shop now

  • Rio Farm.

    Farm Rio Striped Multicolored Crochet Dress

    Embrace the 70s vibes in this super colorful and bold striped tunic dress.

    $275, shop now

  • Savannah Morrow.

    Savannah Morrow + Net Sustain Cindy organic cotton crochet dress

    This olive green maxi with a fitted cut will easily accompany you day and night.

    $620, shop now

  • Aqua.

    Aqua Crochet Backless Mini Dress

    A nautical navy and white striped crochet halter is sure to be a summer staple.

    $88.50, Buy Now

  • Missoni.

    Missoni Mare Mare sequined metallic crochet maxi dress

    This sophisticated metallic Missoni maxi is perhaps the most fashionable beach cover-up, and you can easily dress it up for a night out.

    $1,530, shop now

  • PatBO.

    PatBO Plunging Neckline Long Sleeve Beach Dress

    Bring on the glamor in this long sleeve crochet maxi, which has a plunging neckline, sheer paneling and the perfect amount of drama.

    $995, Buy Now

  • Trina Turkish.

    Trina Turk Iseree Crochet Column Dress

    This sheer scoop-neck maxi adds a fun pop of color to your resort ensemble.

    $162, shop now

  • Caroline K

    Carolina K crochet dress

    This feminine cream crochet cap sleeve dress is made for all those summer parties on your calendar.

    $975, shop now

  • Loewe.

    Loewe + Paula’s Ibiza Short Crochet Dress

    An adorable white mini crochet is ideal for any summer vacation.

    $890, shop now

  • The Kasha.

    Le Kasha Shali dress

    The minimalist will love this classic black sleeveless maxi, which is made from crocheted organic cotton.

    $1,405 shop now

  • Miko.

    Dress Mikoh Ulupua

    Improve your swim cover situation with this simple white mini.

    $175, shop now

  • Alix Pinho.

    Alix Pinho long crochet dress

    A bold geometric print is both playful and sophisticated, especially with this flattering silhouette.

    $695, shop now

The playful crochet dresses that epitomize summer style